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Schnebly Hill Vista Overlook, Sedona

#4 of 28 in Scenic Drive in Arizona
Scenic Drive · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
An unpaved route that moves from a mesa into the Sedona Valley, Schnebly Hill Vista Overlook attracts those who love scenic off-roading. Layer upon layer of sedimentary rock provide hues of red, orange, brown and green. For the best views, start at the road's plateau and descend 609.6 m (2,000 ft) into the valley. The rocky road is best-suited for four-wheel drive vehicles. It can become impassable in wet weather, so be sure to check the forecast before heading out. Using our world travel planner, Sedona attractions like Schnebly Hill Vista Overlook can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This was a beautiful weekday running route up and then down Schnebly Hill Road on a January morning from the Munds Wagon Trail parking area. It rained the day before so the ground wasn't dusty. The...  more »
  • This is a very rocky bumpy ride. I highly recommend a vehicle with high clearance. Once you get to the top the views are amazing! I want to get up there again and camp. I would LOVE to wake up to...  more »
  • Sunset at the overlook is spectacular. This road does need a high clearance vehicle and 4 wheel drive. It is a very rough ride. Be prepared.
  • Absolutely awe inspiring and truly unique experience. Be warned however, the last 20% of this trail ( going from flag to Sedona route) is BRUTAL. Extremely rocky, high clearance required. This not something that you can take most vehicles on without risk of damage.

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